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This Is 40 (2012)

 -  Comedy  -  21 December 2012 (USA)
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Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.

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Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40. But instead of celebrating, they're mired in a mid-life crisis with unruly kids, debt and unhappiness mounding. Pete's record label is failing and Debbie is unable to come to terms with her aging body. As Pete's 40th birthday party arrives, Pete and Debbie are going to have to rely on family, friends, employees, fitness trainers, aging rockers and ultimately each other to come to terms with life at age 40. Written by napierslogs

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The Sort-of Sequel to 'Knocked Up'

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Rated R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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21 December 2012 (USA)  »

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This Is Forty  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,579,175 (USA) (21 December 2012)

Gross:

$67,523,385 (USA) (22 February 2013)
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According to Judd Apatow on the DVD commentary, the man who Megan Fox hooks up with at the store is played by Bill Hader. See more »

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When Pete and Debbie drive back from the hotel, the gear selector of the car shows that the car is in "P", while they are driving. See more »

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Jodi: [about Desi] Everything that comes out of her mouth is a lie. Everything that goes into her mouth is a dick.
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After the main credits roll, there's an extended alternate take of Catherine ad-libbing insults during the conversation with the Julie, Pete, and Debbie. See more »

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References Oliver! (1968) See more »

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Written and Performed by Lindsey Buckingham
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Very bad movie!
23 December 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This was a disappointment from start to finish. Had I known so many F- bombs would have been dropped by children, adults, and grandparents like, I would have kept a counter going through the movie to amuse myself.

It is unnecessarily long with scenes being dragged out with forgettable dialogue that often leads nowhere and fails to develop characters in any meaningful way. The characters come across as whiny and unlikable. The inclusion of the mother's store and her two employees appears to be little more than an excuse to get Megan Fox on the screen in her bikini and/or underwear. What few laughs there are can be seen in any trailer.

Save yourself the $$ (I wouldn't even pay for this via Netflix!)

If you're going thinking you'll be laughing all the way through it, think again.


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